Job Information

University of Utah Coordinator, Admin Program in Salt Lake City, Utah


Open Date

Requisition Number PRN14177N

Job Title PS Coordinator, Admin Program

Working Title Coordinator, Admin Program

Job Grade D

FLSA Code Administrative

Patient Sensitive Job Code? Yes

Type Non Benefited Staff / Student


Standard Hours per Week 16

Full Time or Part Time? Part Time

Shift Day

Work Schedule Summary

M-Th 10:00 am – 2:00 pm or 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Is this a work study job? No

VP Area U of U Health - Academics

Department 00868 - Psychiatry - Research

Location Campus

City Salt Lake City, UT

Type of Recruitment External Posting

Pay Rate Range $24.04

Close Date

Job Summary

The Huntsman Mental Health Institute at the University of Utah is looking for an Admin Program Coordinator for the de Lacy laboratory. We are searching for a candidate to be in this role for the long term and is wanting opportunities to grow their skills and experience. This position is part time and offers a flexible work environment. A successful candidate should be detail-oriented, have excellent organizational skills and have initiative and good communication skills. No background in mental health is required.

This position will help coordinate and manage different aspects of lab operations including project management, grant management, scheduling, and collaborating with other professionals inside and out of the department.

The de Lacy lab is a computational science laboratory working in artificial intelligence, machine learning and computational neuroscience. Most of what we do involves building models to better understand the development, underpinnings and driving factors behind mental illness, suicide and substance abuse deaths. We also on occasion perform studies where we recruit human participants, including performing neuroimaging.


- Project management including data use agreements, purchasing, budgeting.

- Assist with the laboratory-side aspects of grant management: you will work with the HMHI pre- and post-award professionals.

- Organize and maintain the Principal Investigator’s schedule and lab schedule, including scheduling events, conference calls, interviews, etc.

- Assist with editing and preparing grants and applications.

- Collaborating with community, industry, and academic partners and their administrative professionals to organize events, shared academic ventures, etc.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in a related field plus one year directly related experience or equivalency (one year of education can be substituted for two years of related work experience) required. Demonstrated ability to work independently, analyze and make decisions related to program content. Strong coordination and organizational skills required to prioritize conflicting deadlines. Demonstrated human relations and effective communication skills are also required.

This position is patient-sensitive and must fulfill all associated requirements. We protect our patients, coworkers and community by requiring all patient-sensitive employees to be immunized according to CDC standards and hospital policy. Limited exemptions may be made for documented medical contraindications or religious beliefs that object to vaccinations.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.


We are particularly interested in hiring an individual with prior experience in helping administer NIH grants and data use agreements, academic budgeting and/or experience creating websites or illustrations.

We welcome applications from folks belonging to historically marginalized and/or underrepresented communities

A person who can create and maintain simple websites and/or scientific illustrations e.g. with Adobe Illustrator.

Special Instructions Summary

Additional Information

The University of Utah values candidates who have experience working in settings with students from diverse backgrounds and possess a strong commitment to improving access to higher education for historically underrepresented students.

Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities and protected veterans are encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law. Upon request, reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to individuals with disabilities.

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate based upon race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, pregnancy-related conditions, genetic information, or protected veteran’s status. The University does not discriminate on the basis of sex in the education program or activity that it operates, as required by Title IX and 34 CFR part 106. The requirement not to discriminate in education programs or activities extends to admission and employment. Inquiries about the application of Title IX and its regulations may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, to the Department of Education, Office for Civil Rights, or both.

To request a reasonable accommodation for a disability or if you or someone you know has experienced discrimination or sexual misconduct including sexual harassment, you may contact the Director/Title IX Coordinator in the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action:

Director/ Title IX Coordinator

Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action ( OEO /AA)

383 University Street, Level 1 OEO Suite

Salt Lake City, UT 84112


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To inquire about this posting, email: ( or call 801-581-2300.

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). Eligible new hires with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in URS if they make the election before they become eligible for retirement (usually the first day of work). Contact Human Resources at (801) 581-7447 for information. Individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS are subject to URS’ post-retirement rules and restrictions. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801) 366-7770 or (800) 695-4877 or University Human Resource Management at (801) 581-7447 if you have questions regarding the post-retirement rules.

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